Introducing NAPIT, a Government approved Competent Person Scheme operator for installers across the Building Services sector, work tirelessly to promote the use of competent, registered installers and help protect householders against the dangers of electrical fires.
Electrical issues are still causing far too many fires in England so greater care must be taken," said Frank Bertie, NAPIT technical director and trade association chairman.
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chief executive John Andrews said: "These figures really are encouraging, what many people fail to realise with the constant pressures on young people to go to university is that the world we live in is designed, built and maintained by electrical engineers.
NAPIT EXPO, which will be opened by Cllr Nick Small, right, Liverpool cabinet member for employment, enterprise and skills, takes place at the newly-renovated Rum Warehouse at Stanley Dock on July 9.
Tradespeople looking to advance their skills can take advantage of four free NAPIT Training taster sessions in Electric Vehicle Charging, Fire Alarm Systems, Asbestos Awareness and the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive.
Unlike the gas industry, with one regulating body, GasSafe, the electrical industry has numerous bodies, including NAPIT
, that help to regulate the industry.
Safety Contractors registered with NAPIT are regularly assessed to ensure they meet stringent technical and safety standards.
If you use a NAPIT registered installer they will complete this on your behalf.
Safety Assurance: Over 9,000 electrical-related accidents occur in UK homes each year, so the importance of professional work is clear; this is why NAPIT
registered installers are regularly assessed to ensure they comply with building regulations, a set of stringent, technical safety standards.
Across Yorkshir there are 418 contractors registered with NAPIT
The Electrical Contractor must hold accreditation by NAPIT